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START/BENCH: Week 4

TIGHT ENDS

STUDS

Travis Kelce, Kansas City (at New York Jets)

Mark Andrews, Baltimore (at Cleveland)

T.J. Hockenson, Minnesota (at Carolina)

ROLL THEM OUT

Gerald Everett, Los Angeles Chargers (vs. Las Vegas): With Mike Williams (ACL) out for the season, Everett could be set to see a bump in target share — beginning this week with a Las Vegas team that has allowed the fifth-most PPR points to tight ends.

Dalton Kincaid, Buffalo (vs. Miami): Sunday’s AFC East showdown has the makings of a high-scoring affair, and that could mean getting Buffalo’s rookie tight end involved against a Miami team giving up the seventh-most fantasy points to tight ends.

Chigoziem Okonkwo, Tennessee (vs. Cincinnati): Tennessee has to do something to get the passing game going, and that could mean involving its athletic tight end more against a Cincinnati team that has allowed the sixth-most PPR points to tight ends in 2023.

Logan Thomas, Washington (at Philadelphia): Thomas was a significant part of the Washington offense in the first two games of the season before missing Week 3 with a concussion. If he’s cleared for Week 4, Thomas draws a favorable fantasy matchup with Philadelphia.

SIT THEM DOWN

Zach Ertz, Arizona (at San Francisco): Ertz hasn’t exactly been tearing it up, although he has been making some fantasy headway thanks to reception volume. With that said, even that may be hard to come by Sunday against San Francisco’s stout defense.

Jake Ferguson, Dallas (vs. New England): Ferguson has shown the occasional flash during his first NFL season. But this week’s matchup doesn’t set up well for the youngster — New England is giving up the third-fewest PPR points to tight ends in 2023.

Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia (vs. Washington): Goedert has been neither great nor terrible to this point in the 2023 season, rebounding from a Week 1 goose-egg to post Top 12 numbers since. But this week’s Bottom 5 fantasy matchup with Washington isn’t a favorable one.

David Njoku, Cleveland (vs. Baltimore): Fantasy managers have been waiting for Njoku’s potential to equate to production for years now. It hasn’t happened with any consistency, and it’s probably not going to Sunday against a Baltimore team giving up the second-fewest PPR points to the position.

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About Gary Davenport

A member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association and Pro Football Writers of America who resides in Columbus, Ohio, Gary has been featured on a number of fantasy websites and in nationally circulated publications. These publications include the USA Today Fantasy Football Preview and the magazines distributed by Fantasy Sports Publications Inc., for whom Gary is a both a contributing author and associate editor. Gary is an nine-time FSWA Award finalist and three-time winner who has been a finalist for that organization's Fantasy Football Writer of the Year award four times. He won the honor in 2017 and 2019. Gary also appears regularly on Sirius XM Radio (including live from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX) and over-the-air stations across the country. Gary was one of the co-founders of, and Head Writer at, Fantasy Football Oasis before joining Fantasy Sharks as an IDP Senior Staff Writer in 2011. He knows football. Or so he's heard.